Logo

Latest free videos & audios

California Sketches New And Old

Free download California Sketches New And Old audio book and edit with RedcoolMedia movie maker MovieStudio video editor online and AudioStudio audio editor onlin

This is the free audio book California Sketches New And Old that can be downloaded, played and edit with our RedcoolMedia movie maker MovieStudio free video editor online and AudioStudio free audio editor online

AUDIO DESCRIPTION:

Play, download and edit the free audio California Sketches New And Old.

"description": "LibriVox recording of California Sketches New And Old by Oscar Penn Fitzgerald.
Read in English by David Wales

Here we meet all sorts of characters and situations in California\u2019s early history: gunmen, outlaws, lynch mobs, raging storms, mining camps, lost clergymen, freed slaves, Northern sympathizers, Southern sympathizers, soldiers\u2026. Oscar Penn Fitzgerald was a Methodist clergyman, journalist and educator. He served as California Superintendent of Public Instruction (1867\u20131871). His California Sketches were published in two series (1879 and 1881) and a consolidated volume (1895). This reading is based on the consolidated volume (Sections 1-48) with the addition of the sketches from the first books that were omitted in the last one (First, Sections 49-50; Second, Sections 51-57). The listener is alerted that the author exhibits the very common nineteenth century white man\u2019s low opinion of Native Americans. The sketches are of church and nonchurch folk. Even those not interested in religious matters may be entertained by this view into the psychology and culture of early Californians, as well as the challenges and rewards of the land and climate themselves. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)

For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.

Download, play and edit free videos and free audios from California Sketches New And Old using RedcoolMedia.net web apps